Choral Concert Explores the Faces of Love

Posted on 2/26/2014 11:11:32 AM

As part of the Lively Arts’ Sound Choices series, the Department of Music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present Faces of Love on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Performing will be various ensembles from IUP’s choral program. The concert will be performed at 3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of John Sutton Hall.

With more than 150 singers, including guest faculty musicians Stanley Chepaitis on violin and Jacob Ertl on piano, the repertoire for Faces of Love spans over 500 years and four continents of musical expression. The ensembles are under the direction of Ryan Beeken, IUP’s director of choral studies.  

“Music expresses many emotions regardless of genre, historical context, or nationality, with love being the most frequently conveyed,” said Beeken. “The concert explores multiple manifestations of love through music, including love of God, romantic love, and the love of place.”

Tickets are available in advance at the Hadley Union Building, by calling 724-357-1313, or online at Tickets remaining will be sold at the door starting at 2:15 p.m. the day of the concert.

Tickets are $9 regular admission, $8 for senior citizens, and $6 for students and children.

For more information, contact the Lively Arts at 724-357-2787 (ARTS) or e-mail

IUP Choral 2014

Sound Choices

Faces of Love

Faces of Love

March 9, 2014
3:00 p.m.

Gorell Recital Hall, IUP Performing Arts Center

The IUP Choirs, under the direction of Ryan Beeken, will present an afternoon of choral works with the theme Faces of Love.

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For more information, visit Faces of Love, e-mail , or call 724-357-2787.